9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  11​h
4
Temecula
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Boston

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, browse the exhibits of New England Holocaust Memorial, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Boston tour planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Boston. September in Boston sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 1st (Sun), stroll the grounds of The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave and then contemplate the long history of Union Station, Denver, CO.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Denver vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Denver in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in October, Denver is little chillier at night with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Denver in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 48°F and lows reach 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Temecula.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Temecula

Temecula ©
Temecula represents Southern California's wine country.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): do a tasting at Ponte Winery, do a tasting at Wilson Creek Winery, then learn about winemaking at Leoness Cellars, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Temecula.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Temecula custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Temecula in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Temecula due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect Temecula to be much warmer, temps between 80°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Temecula

Wineries Neighborhoods
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Wilson Creek Winery ©
Wilson Creek Winery
Leoness Cellars ©
Leoness Cellars
Ponte Winery ©
Ponte Winery

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, and then appreciate the views at Willamette Valley.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Temecula to Portland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Temecula in October, plan for slightly colder days in Portland, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
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Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Portland Art Museum ©
Portland Art Museum
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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